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already filed lawsuits in other states. >> first lady michelle obama is in baltimore to nine speaking to a packed house at morgan state university. it turns out she is one of the president's most effective campaigners. we are there live with more. >> we just saw the first ladies motorcade's the past year about 45 minutes ago. we can only guess that things are well under way inside. supporters started lining up here on campus at 1:00 this afternoon. those supporters have their choice of tickets with prices ranging from $100-five belsen dollars-$10,000. this is a private reception fund-raiser. about 2000 people purchased tickets. that is all the fine arts center can hold. it is sold out. the money and the long lines were worth it to be able to see the first ladies begin person. >> i think it is an honor and privilege to be here. >> it is all about coming together. it is not about black, white, undereducated, educated. it is about unifying for one cause. vote. get out. make sure they continue their term. >> only print media is allowed inside so we cannot be sure exactly where they are on
check. david? >> $2 million and counting. that is what the casino industry has spent in the baltimore market on tv ads. have they told the truth? >> lots of promises. >> the tv advertising is costly, contentious, and full of conflicting claims. this at opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for students and teachers. >> but not really. there is no obligation to use the revenues in classrooms. >> that claim is misleading. the mandate says that a percentage goes to the state education trust fund. conceivably gambling dollars could replace general fund dollars earmarked for education, freeing in up to be used for other things. but state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new, good paying jobs. >> we have heard this promise before. >> this is another misleading claim. is based on a complaint from -- is based on a complaint from minority contractors. it has nothing to do with high- paying jobs, but rather that local contractors did not get much of the work. this ad supporting expanding gambling -- the job claims
and parents. we began lowell melser, live in towson at county police headquarters. >> baltimore county executive kevin kamenetz is not wasting any time with the issuing an executive order to increase patrols at county schools, and to provide doctors with metal detecting wants to use as he called in suspicious situations. police are trying to figure out how this 13-year-old boy got the gun. they are also praising his teacher for bravery. another scare involving a loaded gun at a baltimore county school, this time it was stemmers run middle school in essex. police a tuesday morning, and eighth grade, 13-year-old boy entered the school with a hunting knife and a semi- automatic pistol, similar to this one as shown by police. >> this weapon is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, as large as the cellphone you have in your pocket right now. >> police say at the end of the first period, at around 9:50, the student pulled out the gun in the classroom that had about 25 students and a brave teacher. >> at the end of class, he produced a weapon, he first. at his teacher than his classma
of that over a parking spot. >> wbal-tv 11 news. >> and tonight, a baltimore city fire paramedic has been suspended with pay. sean white has been charged with two counts of second degree assault. david collins joins us from fire headquarters downtown with the details. david? >> charging documents indicate the paramedic pushed the patient down, slapped her and grabbed her by the throat and some of the assault was captured on videotape. according to police, the paramedic assaulted and intoxicated woman. lycee it happened during a call to render aid. police accuse her of -- accused -- police accuse him of slapping the woman. these cameras captured some of the incident on tape. the firefighter chief disagrees with the police version of the incident. what did you see on the tape? " there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is -- >> there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is a combative patient. to i think the care was of the utmost? no. do i think he deserves to be thrown in jail? absolutely not. >> hoffman says that the matter should have been handled internally by t
:00 a.m. tomorrow and it will be held at baltimore hebrew congregations. he was very supportive member of the synagogue. the rabbi says his life and his contributions will be focused on tomorrow. >> the jewish tradition teaches us our funerals of the same matter who we are, nationally famous or someone who lived a quiet life. art would want the same. >> tomorrow's funeral will be carried live. coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. to watch the service, you can find us on the air at 11-2 or channel for 60. >> the opener will feature a special guest. michael phelps will serve as honorary team captain. they received a special welcome home ceremony downtown and that is where we find lowell mel zer. >> this place was packed at the amphitheater a couple of hours ago where there were honoring michael phelps along with other 2012 olympic and paralympic athletes. the pomp and circumstance was fell down here. you had all branches of government from baltimore county and baltimore city. he said he was thankful that he was from baltimore and appreciated how great the fans were and have been to him over his
. >> the latest, happened just before 9:00 last night on south agusta avenue in southwest baltimore. in 19-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the hospital but later died one hour later. they are on the lookout for a two-door gray honda 4 chesapeake bay tags. two hours before that, it woman was shot and killed near seamon ave. in cherry hill. the customer reportedly opened fire. we're continuing to get more information for you. >> a few weeks after baltimore city reported $19 million they have brought in from speeding and red light cameras, stephanie rawlings blake is starting a task force to look into the system. >> lowell melser joins us live from northwest baltimore with details on the story. >> according to the mayor's office, the new task force that the mayor's farming has more to do with the effectiveness of the cameras and public outcry. the mayor says she wants to make sure that the cameras are doing their job in promoting public safety after some startling figures concerning pedestrian deaths. it was two weeks ago when the city discovered the money from
this week. baltimore county police say they consider long to be a suspect in the murders and are waiting to interview him. >> securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> this video message was posted to the school system's web site. i followed a series of mandatory meetings, meetings where school principals were told to review their crisis plans with teachers. this is all in response to serious gun incidents. the communications director says the review is just one away from helping staff connect with students. >> now what we want to do is make sure that everyone has reviewed this crisis plans. at the beginning of the school year, what you will hear is that people have been doing drills and things like that, so that is good news. >> we must make sure that our schools are environments where students feel they hav
from baltimore city police headquarters. >> donna, police are calling this a tragic and senseless crime. a well-known 51-year-old researcher from nih gunned down in front of his home. police right now are investigating this as an attempted robbery that ended in murder. >> they are canvassing the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue and they're looking for clues after 51-year-old dr. peter marvit was gunned down friday night. >> was believed that he was exiting are entering this vehicle a few blocks away from his home. >> he was shot in the head and torso wind pronounced dead a half-hour later at hopkins hospital. >> he was an exuberant, have become a joyous, terrific guy. >> people congregating at his home did not wish to talk to 11 news, the music director of the baltimore choral arts society says he sang with the choir for five years and the night he was killed, he had left practice at around 10:00 p.m. according to university officials, he had been a research assistant professor and a postdoctoral fellow at the school of medicine. officials also confirmed that he was most recently a con
countdown right here on wbal. a baltimore county executive and the police chief are speaking out about their private-like situation sunday morning. he was blaming the theater owners for licensing the route to a third party and is threatening their liquor license. we've got the latest now from downtown towson. >> witnesses described as a chaotic scene. streets like allegheny street here were mobbed with people. pending the outcome of a police investigation, the county executive says it is possible the theater could go in front of the liquor board to face sanctions. this as area businesses are defending the theater. an active downtown towson towson tuesday afternoon just days after what some called a riot-like situation. this video shows people being chased by police dogs. according to police, around 12:30 on sunday morning, the theater which was hosting a private event reached capacity. when people were turned away, fights broke out and one person and that getting shot. five people have been arrested. police estimate more than 2500 people swelled outside the theater. >> there is nothing
-tv 11 news. >> a suspicious death is being investigated tonight in north baltimore. just before 8:30 this morning, police responded to the 3600 block of old york road to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. and parents of a baltimore county teenager are furious after they say their special needs daughter was sexually assaulted during school hours. >> police that in baltimore county did began an investigation into that alleged assault, but then they decided to stop. that, of course, upset the parents. >> it is absolutely wrong. >> that is the reaction of a 15- year-old -- of the father of a 15-year-old special needs students who they say was assaulted by an older male student. >> it is a safety issue. >> the investigation ended without charges being filed. >> they do not want to handle it. in their words, there's nothing they can do. there is no credible act, they said. and that is it. according to the parents, the alleged act happened shortly after their daughter got off the bus. in portable bathrooms, that is where the girl alleges sex acts occurred. the parents say that it
all the details. >> is hard to believe that on such a beautiful day and evening in baltimore that there could be a dark crash -- a dark cloud over the stadium. the 19-year-old brother of torrey smith was killed in a motorcycle accident last night. he lost control in rural virginia of his motorcycle and went into a utility pole and died. alcohol was not involved. there you see some pictures of him with his brother. he was a hallmark earlier today in rural virginia and has returned home with the team. he has -- we do not know if he will play but he is here in baltimore. he is very active in the social media and he said "i can't believe my little brother is gone. this is the hardest thing ever." the raven's also put out a statement -- >> this is devastatingly sad news. there are a special family and our hearts and pots reach out to all of them." as the ravens get ready for the biggest game of the year at this point against the patriots, is -- torrey smith is here and we think he is going to play, but it is a strange vibe to have to deal with this on a season where the reagans of
and friends are holding a vigil for a young mother gunned down in northeast baltimore. family and fans are gathering to remember larella amos. she was in the front yard of a house party early saturday morning when investigators say someone fired shots a block away, one of them striking her in the chest. her last words, call 911. >> i am not going to rest until it is completed. whoever who it is, i want them to come forward, somebody heard something or knew something. speak up. that is the right thing to do. >> investigators do not believe she was the intended target. the search continues tonight for the gunman. more at 10:00 at 11 o'clock. >> police are investigating almost a dozen shootings in 24 hours that claimed the lives of four people. the latest was this morning. in all, police say 10 people were shot starting at 11 o'clock 45 yesterday, including three doubles shootings. one resident says she escaped being shot when a bullet came through her front door. >> i was very blessed. because i was standing there where you see the bullet hole. it did not go all the way through. >> polic
't know what to do. >> a frightening morning for residents in northeast baltimore that awoke just before 4:00 to fire engulfing their building. six adults and one boy were taken to a hospital with injuries. around the same time, there was a fire at a nearby complex. luckily no one was injured there. it police say both were started by molotov cocktails, the work of an arsonist. >> i can tell you this is a very dangerous arsonist. anyone that would firebomb house where they could reasonably believe people were sleeping is dangerous and they have an intent to kill. >> police believe the incidents are connected, working alongside investigators, looking for information in that neighborhood. they say the apartments appear to be chosen at random. >> based on the victim ology, it doesn't appear these are targeted. it could be as simple as juvenile playing a very dangerous prank or if it is something more serious, we will be on that very quickly. >> 12 apartments were destroyed, leaving families homeless. fire officials say all the victims are expected to recover. the situation could have been much
on august 19 when authorities were called to the ramada inn on baltimore national pike. that is where a fight broke out involving multiple people. a guilty verdict for two and. prosecutors say frank williams and william or plotted to killed -- kill rodney. the sentencing is set for next month and prosecutors are recommending life in prison without the possibility of parole. sentencing is scheduled for october 12. >> a big change at the democratic national convention. organizers say the threat of severe weather forced them to move president obama's acceptance speech from a football stadium to a smaller air arena. >> the speech is said to tomorrow night. sally has more on the story. >> although they did not pull the trigger, we feel like if you are an individual -- >> ok. obviously that was the wrong package. we will try to get back to you. malia and sacha are flying in for the event. that will be fun. >> the o's are tied for first place with the new york yankees and they reach the high point in style, crushing toronto 12-0. right now we're going to go to rob who is enjoying the weather
in baltimore on thursday night to pace cleveland. lowell melser, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the stabbing of an infant at a department of social services site at the hands of her own mother has prompted some changes that facilities across the state. lisa robinson joins us from the newsroom with more on the new security measures now in place. >> the eight-month-old was stabbed multiple times. >> some of the steps we have in place now would have prevented him from getting into the room in the first place and would have helped in getting healthcare quicker. >> this date is implementing changes to ensure that kind of violence that happen again. >> an addition to the security detail at the front of each of our doors, we have metal detectors, and every bag that comes in is checked. >> loggers have been installed for visitors to use to store their back. video service is available. >> it has been a shot in the arm for our department and increase darker reassurance. >> the secretary says the baby girl is doing ok. >> she is safe and has recovered from her physical injuries. she is in a safe and loving home. li
him in the groin. it happened in northeast baltimore. the suspect took off after the shooting. right now, no word on them motive. a man and shot and killed late last night. right now, we're told the is 38-years old and was rushed to shock trauma. you know anything, you are asked to call410-396-2100. the orioles had a chance to take full possession of first place today with more than 40,000 fans and a beautiful day at camden yards. >> it was a great opportunity to for sure, but after losing nick markakis last by a broken thumb, it's not surprising the birds seemed down today. he continued his amazing streak against new york. an rbi single in the fourth putting the orioles within two runs. he has been taunted the yankees all season long. the bronx bombers and did it all lots a day. even derek jeter got in on the action. 13-3. they now trail by one game in the standings. >> our guys are disappointing little bit on the day. we will regroup over the much deserved off day for our guys. we will see where we are. >> later, we will hear from some of the players about how they're trying to mov
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